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FOX Business
May 3, 2013 3:00pm EDT
at the stock names that have been driving the rally ironically warren buffett couldn't be happier that anybody about this, berkshire hathaway hitting an all-time high for the shares. take look, that is not a typo. it has never split. keep in mind for the past four years he has not outperformed the s&p 500. we will be talking just a moment about that, is it a disappointment? look at the other stocks doing very well, 10% of the s&p 500 names are hitting all-time highs. names like tripadvisor, disney, directv, will get this number, two of these names are warren buffett names. right now you're looking at all-time highs, many of them are not even shown on the board, but quite a day, the s&p 500 defying the odds since the march lows. coming off the floor by 937-point for the s&p. warren buffett is somebody who never worried, or what has driven it, let's bring up cvs. we picked this one out because this is the floor of the market, that name is up 1444%. not bad, not bad at all. news corp. has done very well. depending on what properties they have have done extraordinarily well. as i mentioned, here w
FOX Business
May 3, 2013 4:00pm EDT
're heading into the weekend with warren buffett annual shareholder meeting. in the lobby in omaha, nebraska where things start to pick up, 35,000 people at the desk checking in, hotels have been sold out for an entire year. we have been broadcasting live all day long. we have been talking a lot to the managers. no one of the most important things he does when he buy the companies makes sure they have a product that can't be beat. try heinz ketchup, coming up we have the ceo of heinz, bill johnson. warren buffett and 3g capital bought the entire company for 28 early in dollars, they just had their shareholder meeting not nearly as many people showed up but they approved the deal, the fox business exclusive the first time you will be hearing his thoughts on that, and it seems to be a time for shareholders saying we are not willing to give up that much but he did so well bringing the company into emerging markets but what did he do? he made the company attractive enough for warren buffett to buy. dave hyatt and then coming to the hilton omaha. what it does, and i plummeted 7.5%, theirs is just
PBS
May 3, 2013 6:30pm PDT
in omaha forewa forewarn warren buffett's shareholder meeting, and tomorrow's markets. stocks powered, the dow and s&p 500 to record highs on positive news about the labor market. for the first time ever, the dow traded above 15,000, and the s&p closed above 1600. and for the s&p, this was a long-time coming. the index first closed above 1500 in march of 2000. so it took 13 years for the benchmark to crack this new psychologically important level. and here are the numbers. the dow surged 142 points today. but closed just below the 15,000 mark. the nasdaq jumped 38. the s&p rose 16 points, closing at 1614, a new record high. >>> well, susie, investors snapped up stocks on news that american businesses added more jobs than expected in april. 165,000, to be precise, with the unemployment rate falling to 7.5%. average hourly earnings up .2 of a percent, and job numbers for february and march were revised sharply higher. we have two reports looking more closely at that surprising jobs report. and today's reaction on wall street. we begin with bob pisani at the new york stock exchange. >> i
FOX Business
May 3, 2013 1:00pm EDT
byron. melissa: warren buffett on if the recent decline is a buying opportunity. lori: and taxed to death in the golden state. golden state. revenue of income tax creating a multi-billion dollars budget surplus and the governor warning it may not last. melissa: because they're going to spend it. lori: of course, of course. let's get to the market, our first check on the floor of the new york stock exchange. the dow back near 15,000. two points away now. nicole: it is a monumental day, a historic day on wall street when you see the major averages breaking through. including the dow jones industrial through 15,000. trading as high as 16,900. 10 points off of the levels right now. the s&p 50 s&p 500 set new recod intraday all-time highs. the tech heavy nasdaq also set intraday highs we have not seen since the year 2000. we look at one-week charts of how we really jumped today coming on the heels of our jobs report. coming in better than expected, and so with that giving us a boost we needed coupled with a lower dollar. oil and gold has been mixed, but plenty of other rows. caterpill
CNBC
May 3, 2013 6:00am EDT
on stage. this is where warren buffett and charlie munger will be sitting on stage in front of 40,000 shareholders. this is a massive arena. this place will be packed to the primary tomorrow. it's the expectation. it's what's happened the last several years. this is a really big deal. i know this is officially starting tomorrow. but guys, i want to tept you, the hotel res already crowded. the airports are very crowded. the flight was full yesterday. there's the festivities that have begun every year. warren buffett goes on thursday night and plays bridge with his bridge club. he goes and plays with carol loomus of "fortune." we caught up with him last night. last night when we caught up with him, we got to talk about everything from jobs to jpmorgan, ibm and even twitter. buffett sent his very first tweet yesterday afternoon from an account that was finally created. i think there was something like 27 bank accounts out there. the real one has been verified. it's @warrenbuffett. he only has one tweet and we'll talk about that a little later. then we'll speak with denyis knautz and
FOX Business
May 3, 2013 11:00am EDT
claman coming up. she has already spoke with warren buffett. dagen: the protests we have seen in europe over the last couple of years, most of it alluded by young adults who are not finding work. little improvement for young adults. take a look at how the world currencies are holding up against the dollar today. ♪ [ indistinct shouting ] ♪ [ indistinct shouting ] [ male announcer ] time and sales data. split-second stats. [ indistinct shouting ] ♪ it's so close to the options floor... [ indistinct shouting, bell dinging ] ...you'll bust your brain box. ♪ all onhinkorswim from td ameritrade. ♪ [ agent smith ] i've found software that intrigues me. it appears it's an agent of good. ♪ [ agent smith ] ge software connects patients to nurses to the right machines while dramatically reducing waiting time. [ telephone ringing ] now a waiting room is just a room. [ static warbles ] i took my son fishing every year. we had a great spot, not easy to find, but worth it. but with copd making it hard to breathe, i thought those days might be over. so my doctor prescribed symbicort. it he
NBC
May 3, 2013 4:00am PDT
you how. >>> plus billionaire warren buffett did something yesterday that grew faster than any of his investments. >>> get ready for one of the most unpredictable events in sports, the kentucky derby airing right here on nbc. >>> welcome back. u.s. military transport plane carrying fuel has crashed near the kazakh/kyrgy border. it was owned by the u.s. transit center in kyrgyzstan that supports american operations in afghanistan. >>> early this morning, gunmen killed a pakistani prosecutor investigating the assassination of benazir bhutto. police tell nbc news he was targeted while on his way to court and shot multiple times by men on motorcycles. >>> the reward has doubled for the first woman ever placed on the fbi's most wanted terrorist list. a former member of the black liberation army escaped from prison in 1979 where she was serving a life sentence for the 1973 murder of a new jersey state trooper. >>> rhode island has become the tenth state to legalize same-sex marriage. the governor signed the bill just after yesterday's vote. >>> maryland has become the 18th state to abolish
MSNBC
May 3, 2013 2:00am PDT
. >>> plus warren buffett did something yesterday that proved faster than any of his investments. >>> and get ready for one of the most unpredictable events in sports. changing the world is exhausting business. with the innovating and the transforming and the revolutionizing. it's enough to make you forget that you're flying five hundred miles an hour on a chair that just became a bed. you see, we're doing some changing of our own. ah, we can talk about it later. we're putting the wonder back into air travel, one innovation at a time. the new american is arriving. >>> our stories making news this morning, gunmen kill a pakistani prosecutor investing the assassination of the former leader. >>> the reward has doubled for the first woman ever placed on the fbi's most wanted terrorist list. a former member of the black liberation army escaped from prison in 1979 where she was serving a life sentence for the 1973 murder of a new jersey state trooper. >>> as the death toll in the bangladesh building collapse grows, they say they warned people days before the crash. more than 500 people were killed
CNN
May 4, 2013 11:00am PDT
. >>> coming up, billionaire warren buffett joins twitter. we'll show you what tweets from an oracle look like, next. >>> so we've been hearing a lot about women in tech, like facebook's sheryl sandberg, yahoo!'s marisa meyer and how they're shaking up the workplace. now warren buffett is joining this conversation. i want to bring in patty sellers. she's a senior editor at large with fortune. patty joins me now from omaha, the site of berkshire hathaway's annual meeting. nice to see you. you sat down with buffett and you asked him why women make him more optimistic about america's economy. listen. >> it just stands to reason that if the united states got to where it was from 1776 and made all the progress it did with more than half of that period women really being shut out of most activities, so you had all this brain power and energy, ability not totally going to waste, but certainly not reaching its potential. just think what you can do when you get the whole team out there. >> have you heard this from other male business leaders? >> well, i think we're hearing it, christine, from more and
CNBC
May 3, 2013 5:30pm EDT
action." warren buffett's berkshire hathaway reporting quarterly earnings after the bell. better than expected on both the top and bottom line. $43.87 billion in revenue for the first quarter. quarterly operating profit rising 42%, to $3.78 billion. that's up from $2.67 billion. profits helped in part by better results in insurance, investments and its gains in dririve contracts. management saying the gains contributed to changes in fair values of their put option contracts. investors now see a floor in berkshire's a-class shares of 144,6 $144,630 or, about 20% over the reported book value of the conglomerate. since december, buffett had had board authorization to buy shares of up to 20% over book value. berkshire holding its annual meeting this weekend in buffett's hometown of omaha. still, the most expensive stock per share in the u.s., closed today at yet another record high of $162,904. melissa, they are such big numbers, we're not used to talking about such big numbers with just one stock. unbelievable. >> that is true. bertha, thank you so much. now, as the oracle of omaha kicks
FOX Business
May 2, 2013 7:00pm EDT
buffett. the woodstock of business. just moments ago a record talked recorder talked with warren buffett and he had this economy comment ahead of this weekend's devotees. here he is. >> we got the jobless claims number today. a five-year low, that is the number that you want to see. a lot of things are a whole lot worse that what happened could have happened if things went wrong. lou: you can catch the fox business network special coverage live in omaha with liz claman at the shareholder meeting that begins tomorrow. a weekend with warren buffett return fox business. up next, new details emerging about the role of three new suspects in the boston terrorist attacks. we are on the case. faith jenkins and angelina gomez join us next the capital one cash rewards card gives you 1% cash back on all purchases, plus a 50% annual bonus. and everyone but her... no. no! no. ...likes 50% more cash. but i don't give up easy... do you want 50% more cash? yes! yes?! ♪ [ male announcer ] the capital one cash rewards card gives you 1% cash back on every purchase, plus a 50% annual bonus on the cash you
FOX Business
May 2, 2013 10:00pm EDT
for warren buffett. the woodstock of business. just moments ago a record talked recorder talked with warren buffett and he had this economy comment ahead of this weekend's devotees. here he is. >> we got the jobless claims number today. a five-year low, that is the number that you want to see. a lot of things are a whole lot worse that what happened could have happened if things went wrong. lou: you can catch the fox business network special coverage live in omaha with liz claman at the shareholder meeting that begins tomorrow. a weekend with warren buffett return fox business. up next, new details emerging about the role of three new suspects in the boston terrorist attacks. we are on the case. faith jenkins and stay on after four months of testimony, closing arguments today on the murder trial of jodi arias. prosecutor juan martinez has concluded, describing this woman as is a manipulative liar who stopped her ex-boyfriend, travis alexander, planned the murder weeks in advance come a first degree murder conviction would lead to a death sentence. joining us now, attorney and former prosecu
CNBC
May 2, 2013 5:00pm EDT
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FOX Business
May 2, 2013 4:00pm EDT
to omaha for a look at the economic power of liz claman and warren buffett. david: all right. and meanwhile, a tale of two jobs reports. moving the market in op it directions. opposite directions. yesterday we had a down day because the adp report showing the weakest gain since september, but today the market boomed because initial jobless claims fell to their lowest level in five years. well, what's really happening? a top economist tells us what's really going on and gets you ready for tomorrow's big jobs report. >>> also, we want to hear from you. is the job situation getting better or worse? log on to facebook.com/afterthe jf bell. we'll read your answers later this hour. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] at his current pace, bob will retire when he's 153, which would be fine if bob were a vampire. but he's not. ♪ he's an architect with two kids and a mortgage. luckily, he found someone who gave him a fresh perspective on hisortfolio. and with some planning and effort, hopefully bob can retire at a more appropriate age. it's not rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. we
CNBC
Apr 30, 2013 7:00pm EDT
into the business of dictating what a news operation should do, what does that tell you about warren buffett, who is equally as left wing and who has put in $344 million in the last year, i believe it is, buying newspapers as well. what do you say about the solesburg family, the graham family request with the "washington post." ted turner and cnn. bloomberg and bloomberg? the list is endless. but this is free speech liberal style, which is to say liberals have free speech, conservatives don't. >> steve, what do you say to that? >> first of all, i think it's funny that brent wants to somehow prevent people who are working these newspapers from exercising their freedom of association, and freedom of speech, and their freedom to work somewhere else. for some reason, brent doesn't think they ought to have that right. and they shouldn't threaten to do something if they don't like the owner. so that's very interesting, brent. but secondly, you know, this is really about the perception of the newsroom itself and whether they're going to believe in professional journalism or not. >> what gives you -- wha
FOX Business
May 3, 2013 5:00pm EDT
is warren buffett doing on their blackberry and their phone. i came up to one of them and said he just hit 300,000 tweets they said i already know. it at the 52 week high. i know. the all-time high i no. melissa: it is like a colt. i am sure they talk about the market as well. what is the buzz? >> that nobody wants war buffett to ever softly is doing. they'll understand the way he thinks and if they don't meaning he buys for the long term and never panics, if they don't then they shouldn't be shareholders. he will never give a dividend. never. he will never split the stock. never. if you are the agitator to see something like that, forget it. he is not the stock to own then he is sole representative when he no longer runs the company and we have it here fox business exclusive that his daughter said he got the mri completely clean from the prostate cancer for one year ago. he says it will be fine. melissa: the hardest working woman in television, liz kleiman. thank you so much. melissa: the hardest working person in television. not wanted. tune in tomorrow she will be life at the shareholde
FOX Business
May 4, 2013 12:00am EDT
with the warren buffett yearly blowout with the aid will shareholder meeting. you have talked to so many big games you have a a bunch on the slate with the weekend and monday make of these numbers? >> at first blush looking at them on my tablets looks very strong. adam shapiro already told you baby to on the etfs by mimicking and forgive me as i looked down, is the investment in derivatives gains class a shares nearly doubled one year ago. issue the expectation looking very good and we see also non insurance business looks like the beat with the insurance investment in, just slightly better. the insurance underwriting looks better but what i find fascinating is this comes on a day, with the stock trending slightly higher is berkshire hathaway it is the all-time high at the 162,904. of so the returns have not beaten the s&p 500 if he misses again that is the fifth year in a row so shareholders are looking at that but all the people seem to be happy with the management. melissa: i bet they are happy as they go to the all-time stocks i or are they all time -- long-term investors and? >> they all subs
FOX Business
May 1, 2013 4:00pm EDT
get to warren buffett. you remember when this came through. the company that he owns made a massive purchase of your global 5,006,000 series jets. he doesn't make those kinds of decisions. i spoke to him this morning and told him that i had you. he said that he and executives the minute they got that plane or not so interested in the gulfstream anymore. that is a big statement. >> i like to hear that. of course this is an airplane that really brings unique features to the executives that travel. for example, the cabin comfort. you are flying at higher altitude but a lower altitude cabin that is better comfort. liz: a billion and ilion of dollars in orders. was it good for the money? >> they also bought some challengers. liz: to get other big customers. you had a big one says warren buffett. >> one of our customers in europe ordered a lot of global and challengers. david: we talked about europe and the united states. what about emerging markets? was great hope for countries like brazil to expand tremendously. is there less hope now or are you still bullish on emerging markets? >> we
CNBC
Apr 30, 2013 6:00pm EDT
with cramer. >>> coming up, bank on buffett? warren buffett's berkshire hathaway has been minting money for veinvestors up over 30%. but can it go higher? cramer is putting investments to the test when he goes "off the charts". and later, upper crust? domino's pizza delivered a piping hot quarter today, and investors sent its shares higher. but is all this good news baked in, or is there still time for you to take a bite? don't miss cramer's exclusive with the ceo just ahead. all coming up on "mad money." >>> don't miss a second of "mad money." follow @jimcramer on twitter. have a question? tweet cramer, #madtweets. send jim an e-mail at cnbc.com or give us a call at 1-800-743-cnbc. miss something? head to madmoney@cnbc.com. >>> when it comes to sexy, sure, there's the kate uptons or the bradley coopers of the world. and they're all right. but on wall street, they're sexy and there's sexy! ♪ ♪ i know you want it ♪ good girl ♪ yeah, right here, nothing as sexy as warren buffett! smoke show! everybody thinks the guy is brilliant, including myself. that's why 35,000 people will mak
CNBC
May 3, 2013 4:00am EDT
live coverage today on "squawk box." warren buffett will be on squawk for all three hours on monday. must-see tv. >> and you can't miss those twitter gems, as well, like warren is in the house. it looks as though he's at the about 3,5,000 followers in the last hour or so. >> we actually asked twitter yesterday if this is the fastest twitter takeup that they had seen. they said no, charlie sheen during his downward spiral a couple years ago was the single fastest twitter follower. >> that's when charlie sheen launched, right? okay. kayla, thanks for that. >> thanks, kayla. if you're just joining us on the program, these are your headlines. investors counting down to u.s. farm jobs report amid sign tess recovery is still lagging. >> and the markets have overinterpreted the possibility of negative interest rates. the comments have shifted the euro higher after the sell-off. >>> and better than expected results from french lend er ee pa paribas. >> and our very own kelly evans is saying good-bye to "worldwide exchange" today. you don't want to miss this. >> yes, you do. >> when we come
CNBC
May 4, 2013 4:00am EDT
, it will be the launching pad for my preferred way to play warren buffett. which is what i have been recommending for ages and am proud of this. if you miss anything from this weekend, i tell you, don't worry. because becky quick is out there and we will get three full hours of warren on monday morning on "squawk box." i set the recorder. we have anadarko and aig. we like the gulf of mexico holdings. remember, gum, gulf of mexico. i think they can forecast their producer for how much they can produce. eog, the north dakota and eog i think more important, frankly, it's overshadowed. eog has built its own railroad line to take it where it needs to go to be more refined. the ceo doesn't believe there is that much upside to natural gas. i'll see if he thinks this recent run is for real or is it just going to be rolled back come the warm winter and, once again, be silent by deadly? tuesday we get the much awaited whole foods report. i am concerned about whole foods after celestial, a key supplier gave what i required. i found it somewhat cautious. somewhat cautious that sent the stock down $2 today. whole food
FOX Business
May 2, 2013 1:00pm EDT
: warren buffett sending his first tweet. melissa: what this may mean for investors and black berry and apple. lori: the new look for the struggling retailer. melissa: take a look at metals as we head out to break. gold is surging today. silver up better than 2%. we will be right back. ♪ everybody has different investment objectives, ideas, goals, appetite for risk. you can't say 'one size fits all'. it doesn't. that's crazy. w're all totally different. ishares core. etf building blocks for your personalized portfolio. find out why 9 out of 10 large professional investors choose ishares for their etfs. ishares by blackrock. call 1-800-ishares for a prospectus, which includes investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. read and consider it carefully before investing. risk includes possible loss of principal. ♪ melissa: the oracle of omaha is getting social. warren buffett sent out his first tweet. he capped his first tweet simple saying war and is in house. he already has over 44,000 followers. i wonder if he tweets by himself or if he has someone doing it. i hope he does
KICU
May 1, 2013 4:00am PDT
to warren buffett's berkshire-hathaway and 3-g capital. 3-g owns burger king. berkshire is financing the deal. 3-g, famous for aggressive cost-cutting, will run heinz. the transaction is valued at $28 billion. heinz shareholders will recieve $72.50 in cash, and the company will eventually become private. a new gum with added caffeine is spurring an fda investigation. the food and drug administration is testing the effects of caffeine on children. it follows the release of a new caffeinated gum by wrigley. the fda says children are exposed to more caffeine than ever before. wrigley's new gum is meant for adults 25 and older, and one piece of gum contains about as much caffeine as a half-cup of coffee. there's fracking friction in california. according to the la times, lawmakers advanced a measure this week that would stop fracking until there's more research. critics claim there are too many lingering questions about environmental and health issues. representives from the oil industry say there's no negative effect. fracking involves drilling and breaking up deep rocks with water and
KICU
May 3, 2013 4:00am PDT
to enter the mobile world. warren buffett has some encouraging words for working women. in an essay out this week, mr. buffett says that women's success in the workplace is critical for the prosperity of the country. meanwhile, the famous billionaire also launched his very own twitter page. we're still waiting for our retweet. i-n-g sold a lion's share of its stock in its ipo. i-n-g raised $1.3 billion, lower than expected, but still the second largest ipo in the u.s. this year, as it winds down u.s. operations. it priced below- range at $19.50. i-n-g stock, trading under symbol "voya," rallied at the open and traded flat during the day, closing around $20. general motors' earnings lost steam in the first quarter. earnings fell nearly 14% on weaker sales in north america and europe, but still beat estimates. kellogg's first- quarter earnings fell 11% on slow sales in its snack business. jim beam profits were up 45% on bourbon sales, especially as consumers "trade up" to premium liquor. as the housing market makes a comeback, "secret sales" are also picking up. so-called "pocket listings
ABC
May 4, 2013 5:00pm PDT
is warren buffett. shareholders mobbed the ceo today. one reason why they like him so much, they earned nearly $5 billion in the first quarter of this year. that's up 51% from last year. sounds great. that does it for us here at 5:00. tonight the race is on. the wild fires in the west. tripling in size in just 24 hours, 4,000 homes threatened. we're on the front lines. plus ginger zee on the sudden change. will it bring any help? look at this. the before and after. does this home hold the secret why so many homeowners this time will have a home to turn to. >> what's being revealed by the death certificate tonight? >>> was it more than the bullets that killed the older brother? >>> a new outrage in the community where they plan to bury him. >> he just bombed us and we're taking care of him. it's not fair. >> the disturbing very about to be captured on this dash cam video. police trailing this car in an american town when suddenly a man jumps out and unleashes extraordinary fire power. how did the two officers survive
PBS
May 1, 2013 4:30pm PDT
the berkshire hathaway meeting, big event for value investors and interview warren buffett and a complete wrap up on monday. >> that will do it for tonight's "nightly business report." i'm tyler mathisen, thank you for watching. >> and i'm susie gharib. thank you for watching. we'll see you tomorrow. >> "nightly business report" has been bught to you by -- >> thestreet.com. interactive multimedia tools for an ever changing financial world. our dividend stock adviser guides in a period of low interest rates. and we educate beginning and seasoned options traders action alerts plus, a charitable trust portfolio that provides trade by trade strategies. online, mobile, social media. we are thestreet.com. >>> charges of a cover up. police in boston have arrested three men for intfering with their investigation. they say the men
PBS
May 1, 2013 6:30pm PDT
and interview warren buffett and a complete wrap up on monday. >> that will do it for tonight's "nightly business report." i'm tyler mathisen, thank you for watching. >> and i'm susie gharib. thank you for watching. we'll see you tomorrow. >> "nightly business report" has been brought to you by -- >> thestreet.com. interactive multimedia tools for an ever changing financial world. our dividend stock adviser guides in a period of low interest rates. and we educate beginning and seasoned options traders action alerts plus, a charitable trust portfolio that provides trade by trade strategies. online, mobile, social media. we are thestreet.com. >>> hello and welcome to this is us. i'm becka king reed. this week we're experiencing the rich history of san jose. right now we're in the heart of the city at the sight of the first state capital. san jose was founded in 1777 and is the oldest settlement in the golden state. today we're going to find out what makes san jose one of the most fascinating cities in california. we'll also meet a revolutionary biologists who's one with the dolphins. an as
CSPAN
Apr 27, 2013 9:00am EDT
was $190 million. this takes bill gates and warren buffett who have $30 million, $50 million and puts them to shame. washington was an interesting character because as president of the united states he was the richest president we ever had. but i want to talk about rockefeller and talk about rockefeller's death because it was not quite what he was hoping. he hoped he would live to be 100 and he made it to 97. and there was the whole question of how to lay him to rest, this is very rich man. his favorite place was right here in florida and that is where he spent most of his final years suppose there was a small sort of -- he was taken in a casket to his home on the shores of the hudson river built for him by his son. a far grander place than he wanted to be, but nonetheless he did spend time fair and so there was a service there with organs playing softly, in his music room and after is that, he was loaded on a train again to be taken, his body, to cleveland, ohio where he began his business career and he was buried there next to his mother and his wife, and i am sure within the family ther
FOX Business
May 1, 2013 12:00am EDT
: i'm melissa francis and here's "who made money today". warren buffett, berkshire hathaway owns a significant slice of mastercard. mastercard stock hit a record high today, climbing nearly 2%. buffett owns 405,000 shares of the company. that means he netted a one-day gain of $4.2 million. not bad. getting money today, apple. it sold $17 billion worth of bond. it's the largest non-bank bond deal in history. apple is planning to give $100 billion back to shareholders by the end of 2015. the bond sale will help finance it. those shareholders are not complaining today. the record bond sale helped apple's stock climb 3% the. >>> also making money, richard schulze. he is founder of best buy. best buy sold off its business interests in europe. shares soared 7%. the schultz owns a 20% stake in the company. that means he score ad gain of $125.5 million today. what. even when they say it's not, it is always about money. melissa: all right our top story tonight, talk about some serious economic mood swings? some big data points coming in today. consumer sentiment index shot up in april. ho
FOX News
May 2, 2013 7:00pm PDT
. warren buffett tweeting, warren is in the house. bill clinton tweeted out, warren buffett, welcome to twitter. what took you so long? very funny, mr. president. didn't you just join last week yourself? do not forget to follow me on twitter @gretawire. coming up, what everyone -- and we mean everyone -- is going to be talking about tomorrow, and you know this is true because it involves vice president biden. that's next. did you know, your eyes can lose vital nutrients as you age? [ male announcer ] that's why there's ocuvite to help replenish key eye nutrients. ocuvite has a unique formula not found in your multivitamin to help protect your eye health. ocuvite. help protect your eye health. ocuvite. cheryl burke is cha-cha-ing in depend silhouette briefs for charity, to prove that with soft fabric and waistband, the best protection looks, fits, and feels just like underwear. get a free sample and try for yourself. help the gulf recover, andnt to learn from what happenedg goals: so we could be a better, safer energy company. i've been with bp for 24 years. i was part of the team tha
FOX News
May 2, 2013 10:00pm PDT
. the oracle of omaha has joined twitter. warren buffett tweeting, warren is in the house. bill clinton tweeted out, warren buffett, welcome to twitter. what took you so long? very funny, mr. president. didn't you just join last week yourself? do not forget to follow me on twitter @gretawire. coming up, what everyone -- and we mean everyone -- is going to be talking about tomorrow, and you know this is true because it involves vice president biden. that's next. [ man ] on december 17, 1903, the wright brothers became the first in flight. [ goodall ] i think the most amazing thing is how like us these chimpanzees are. [ laughing ] [ woman ] can you hear me? and you hear your voice? oh, it's exciting! [ man ] touchdown confirmed. we're safe on mars. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ hi. [ baby fussing ] ♪ help the gulf recover, andnt to learn from what happenedg goals: so we could be a better, safer energy company. i've been with bp for 24 years. i was part of the team that helped deliver on our commitments to the gulf - and i can tell you, safety is at the heart of everything we do. we've added cutt
Current
May 3, 2013 3:00am PDT
. just going with his name at warren buffett. it's a big move for the bill yon air investor who was nots big on technology. he sat out of the text bibelots because he didn't understand the companies and how they worked. his first the tweet was, warren is in the house. he has nearly 200,000 followers >> bill: you are right. if bill clinton does it? right? and if the pope does it, there you go. >> warren buffett. >> why not warren buffett. >> a powerful day at the world trade center site has crews hoisted the spire to the top of the building to be installed by union iron workers. it will make the building 1776 feet tall, the tallest in the west only hemisphere 408 feet tall, ways 22 tons and am. >> bill: good for the iron workers, other great projects. we thank them again for their sponsor ship of the bill press show. >> happy days in boston the red sox are the first team in the major league baseball to reach 20 wins this season. they beat the blue jays yesterday to go 20 and 8, holding the best lead in the record, yankees, braves cardinals and ro
ABC
May 3, 2013 4:00am PDT
, the oracle of omaha has tweeted for the first time. billionaire businessman warren buffett has joined twitter. i beat him by about a couple of weeks. his first message said simply, "warren is in the house." he's already gained 250,000 followers. buffett has been famously reluctant to embrace technology claiming he doesn't even have a computer in his office. somebody is probably sending those tweets. >> i'm going to follow him. >>> before your morning shower hear the new questions about soap and a key ingredient. >>> and a sign of progress from ground zero that had even the construction workers tearing up. see life in the best light. outdoors, or in. transitions® lenses automatically filter just the right amount of light. so you see everything the way it's meant to be seen. maybe even a little better. visit your eyecare professional today to ask about our newest lenses, transitions vantage and transitions xtractive lenses. experience life well lit. ask which transitions adaptive lens is best for you. ♪ female announcer ] nothing gets you going quite like the whole grains in quaker chewy bar
ABC
May 2, 2013 5:30pm PDT
the twitter revolution, proof tonight it's never too late. 82-year-old warren buffett joined twitter today. his first tweet, "warren is in the house." and with those words, the oracle of omaha, who doesn't even have a computer in his office, became a sensation, picking up 1,000 followers a minute, over 160,000 followers now and growing. >>> and today the music world said goodbye to a country legend. george jones, who died last week at the age of 81. he was eulogized at the grand ole opry in nashville, with songs and a former first lady giving a moving tribute. >> he sang from his heart and his soul. "walk through the world with me," george jones sang, and so many of us have. ♪ amazing grace [ applause ] ♪ how sweet the sound >> in the words of vince gill, george jones taught the world to sing with a broken heart. >>> and coming up next here, guess who's coming to america. [ "jaws" music ] >> so who is this creature paddling our way? get ready, next. looking for a better place to put your cash? here's one you may not have thought of -- fidelity. now you don't have to go to a bank to get
CNBC
May 2, 2013 6:00am EDT
with warren buffett. the fun begin s monday at 6:00 eastern. we'll be on stage asking questions of charlie munger and warren buffett. if you want your question considered, e-mail us. my address is berkshirequesti berkshirequestions@krnsz.com. ameriprise advisors can help you like they've helped millions of others. to help you retire your way, with confidence. ♪ that's what ameriprise financial does. that's what they can do with you. let's get to work. ameriprise financial. more within reach. help the gulf recover, andnt to learn from what happenedg goals: so we could be a better, safer energy company. i've been with bp for 24 years. i was part of the team that helped deliver on our commitments to the gulf - and i can tell you, safety is at the heart of everything we do. we've added cutting-edge safety equipment and technology, like a new deepwater well cap and a state-of-the-art monitoring center, where experts watch over all our drilling activity, twenty-four-seven. and we're sharing what we've learned, so we can all produce energy more safely. safety is a vital part of bp's commitment
PBS
Apr 26, 2013 7:00pm PDT
of the most popular and well attended meetings is berkshire hathaway, warren buffett's company. next saturday. >> you will be there. >> 40,000 people as well will be attending it, it's huge. all coming to hear what the oracle of omaha has to pay. >> happy shareholders, most of the time. >> have a great trip. >> coming up, four stocks at this week's market monitor says you should own right now. but, first, a look at how international markets fared today. >> we talked about it a lot on yesterday's program. congress working to reach a deal irravel delay because of sequester cuts. today the house followed suit to the senate's plan. giving a green light for the department of transportation to use unused funds for air traffic controllers furloughed. unclear how quickly the furloughs workers will be back on the job full time. shares were mostly higher on the day. >>> also higher today, dr horton, that's where we begin today's market focus. shares surged after the company reported second-quarter earnings and revenue well above expectations. and the nation's largest home builder earned 32 cents a shar
CNBC
May 2, 2013 12:00pm EDT
. appreciate that very much. how about this? twitter has a new tweeter. warren buffett. is officially now on twitter. we want to show you his first tweet. here's what he said. warren is in the house. so mr. buffett is now tweeting. he has 1262 followers. i'm sure in the last couple of seconds though, that number has jumped much higher than that. and by the way, becky quick is going to be in the house tomorrow on "squawk box." warren's going to be talking with becky after the annual meeting there, so we're very excite excited there. i hope you tune in in the morning to hear from mr. buffett. coming up, it's been a rough year for gold bugs. precious metal has fallen 12% in 2013, but gaining some momentum today. has gold finally bottomed? a managing director with more than 30 years experience is going to make a bold call. and general motors, quarterly profit falling 14%, so are the roadblocks for gm a reason to get short? traders are going to debate that when we come back. ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] you're the boss of your life. in charge of long weekends and longer retirements. ♪ ask yo
CNBC
May 1, 2013 12:00pm EDT
to what warren buffett saw. it's a great long-term hold. >> great to have you on. >> thanks for having me. >> all right. thanks for coming on. jeff jonas. let's look at the drops and pops. western union popping 5%. >> yeah. well, very strong numbers here, judge, and the stock opened down and then turned and burned to the upside. a very strong performance and i think people that stuck with them are happy about it. >> simon, how about oracle? >> oracle did well. it came out with a report that said the miss on the last quarter was an anomaly. expecting expansion in the margins and growth going forward. >> nice job. on the fly. cliff's natural. >> this is another commodity-related name. iron ore is their main business. i think it's a dead cap bounce in the stock like commodities. >> you know this is "the half time" show, right? >> i was in the 5:00 show. >> he can shake and bake. >> just checking. making sure. >> doc, u.s. steel? >> is everyone surprised? >> i think somebody screwed up. >> i'll tell you the story on u.s. steel. they also have a downgrade today and on that downgrade they got t
FOX Business
Apr 30, 2013 11:00pm EDT
. melissa: i'm melissa francis and here's "who made money today". warren buffett, berkshire hathaway owns a significant slice of mastercard. mastercard stock hit a record high today, climbing nearly 2%. buffett owns 405,000 shares of the company. that means he netted a one-day gain of $4.2 million. not bad. getting money today, apple. it sold $17 billion worth of bond. it's the largest non-bank bond deal in history. apple is planning to give $100 billion back to shareholders by the end of 2015. the bond sale will help finance it. those shareholders are not complaining today. the record bond sale helped apple's stock climb 3% the. >>> a
FOX Business
May 1, 2013 3:00pm EDT
warren buffett said i'll take about 150 of those. yes, airplanes, for his private jet business. all that and much more along with mark attanasio, the milwaukee brewers principal owner and big high finance guy everybody is stopping in the hallways. and we have a fox business interview with carey mcgrau and made announcement at shareholder meeting happening right this second. he will leave the meeting to come straight to join us live. talk about that and much more. straight back to you, david in new york david: big names we have reporting earnings. nicole petallides about the big market swoon. weed ha the fed coming in with its report and bad economic numbers. looks like markets were neutral on the fed and very negative on the economy? >> we know we have very accommodative fed. they're ready it buy more or increase they're buying. adp numbers came in fewer than expected so that was good news and weak manufacturing numbers. that put a damper on things. david: facebook i have to have you be sort of psychic about it because we don't know numbers. market is down on facebook just about 1%
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